Flashcards in Chapter 3 Deck (20):
Large scale Corporate farming.
Similar to coniferous forest. Found in the high latitude mountain environments.
Concept of locations and how they are linked through transportation and communication infrastructure
The process in which immigrants are culturally absorbed into the larger host society
Suburban node that features a mixture of retailing industrial parts and office complexes.
A cultural identity held by a group of people. Includes heritage, language, culture, and religion
A process of urban revitalization of neighborhoods
The group of the 8 most powerful countries in the world in terms of economics and politics. U.S. Canada Japan Russia China Germany France and the UK
A large urban area formed with a large group of cities. Found in NE seaboard of US
A pattern of migration where people move from large cities and suburbs to rural areas and small towns
North America free trade agreement. U.S. Canada and Mexico are in it.
Business practice where businesses go from high manufacturing cost to low manufacturing cost
Development when a service sector generates more wealth than manufacturing sector. A decline in industry
A hybrid combination of Spanish and English
Sulfur and nitrogen oxide. From precipitation. Caused by industrial and auto emissions
When you procure a crop for just you and your family. You're not selling it
Political system in which power is centralized in the national level
Process in which cities spread out over large geographic areas
When you're in a metropolitan area and the temperature is warmer than it is around surrounding areas due to human activities
Urban heat island